Police said that if riders did not like that we could give up motorcycling.
Minister Mulder may say it's not his plan but he won't be in that job forever and the unholy trinity have made it clear hi viz vests are definitely their plan for riders.
Mandatory hi viz clothing is a threat in Europe too. The French appear to be leading the push on this one.
You may get some further points of interest from this Motorcycle Action Group (UK) news article
As mentioned in the first paragraph ... planners to start treating motorcycling as a serious and relevant alternative to the use of cars and public transport.